July 28, 2009 – Legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has opened a new corporate division focused exclusively on law firm executive management. The law firm management practice will focus on senior-level management searches for law firms, including marketing, technology, human resources, professional development, finance and firm administration positions. Leading the new division as global practice leader is search industry veteran Melanie Bennet, formerly of The Wilmington Group, North Carolina. "We continue to see increased demand for top business professionals in non-attorney executive positions in law firms, particularly chief marketing officers and chief operating officers," said Carter Brown, president of MLA Legal, LLC, Major, Lindsey & Africa's parent company. "Creating a new division at MLA for these searches makes perfect sense. It allows us to extend our search capabilities and industry expertise into an area where we fully expect more activity in the future and where we can add real value." With offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Major, Lindsey & Africa is an executive search firm focused on the legal sector.